Manila American Cemetery and Memorial | Things to do in Taguig City-Metro Manila

Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
The Manila American Cemetery and Memorial bears witness to the true cost of war. With more than 17 thousand graves and 36 thousand names of the missing, this cemetery is the largest World War II graveyard in the world. The American Cemetery is laid out on a plateau at the Fort Bonifacio, overlooking city buildings, Laguna de Bay, distant mountains at the north, and the slums of Taguig. Composed of more than 16 thousand American and 500 Filipino troops, the graves are divided alphabetically into 11 burial plots, arranged into concentric rings. At the center of the rings is the American Memorial, which contains the chapel, the four rooms walled with 25 WWII mosaic maps, and the numerous limestone tablets engraved with the names of the missing. The chapel, also made of limestone, displays the relief sculpture of St. George fighting the enemy dragon.
Open: Daily, 9am - 5pm
Address: 1 Lawton Ave., Fort Bonifacio, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Fee: Free (requires ID)
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Nearby attractions

Bonifacio Global City
Attraction
0.05 km away

Bonifacio Global City, also known as Fort Mckinley, is one of the biggest business districts in Metro Manila. The City shines of leisure and exclusivity due to its reputation and its sprawling business and commercial spaces. Many high-end malls, restaurants, bars, and spaces are located within the city. BGC was once a military camp and is part of the multi-hectare portion of Taguig that the United States government acquired in 1902. The city also became the subject for disputes for its rightful owner between Makati and Taguig, but in 2007 Taguig became the official owner of BGC.

Venice Grand Canal Mall
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0.85 km away

Drawing inspiration from the beautiful country of Venice in Italy, specifically the Grand Canal, the Venice Grand Canal Mall in Mckinley Taguig is a European-inspired mall with an artificial river running in the middle of it. The Grand Canal Mall opened in 2015 and since then, people flock this unique mall for a quick selfie or a photo of the Venetian architecture of it. Like a typical mall, visitors can roam around and shop, dine as restaurants overlooking the canal, or even complete the ultimate Venice experience by riding in one of the Gondolas.

Venice Grand Canal Mall
Attraction
0.85 km away

Drawing inspiration from the beautiful country of Venice in Italy, specifically the Grand Canal, the Venice Grand Canal Mall in Mckinley Taguig is a European-inspired mall with an artificial river running in the middle of it. The Grand Canal Mall opened in 2015 and since then, people flock this unique mall for a quick selfie or a photo of the Venetian architecture of it. Like a typical mall, visitors can roam around and shop, dine as restaurants overlooking the canal, or even complete the ultimate Venice experience by riding in one of the Gondolas.

Things to do nearby

Gay Clubbing in Manila
₱2069.00
Experience
Nightlife
0.95 km away

  • Party and explore the best local gay scene in Manila and instantly gain new friends.
    • A trip to Manila is not the same without experiencing its vibrant and never-ending nightlife
    • Experience most epic fun night out, with the coolest people in town!
    • Let your expert party guide introduce you to new people who share the same passion for partying

    Explore BGC with Bambike
    ₱1200.00
    Experience
    Local sightseeing
    1.07 km away

    Bonifacio Global City (BGC) is considered the best master-planned and most organized city in the whole Metro Manila. Amidst cool green buildings and fun green parks are colorful graffiti, art installations, and sculptures made by different local and international artists. Going on a bambike tour of the city is a great way to see BGC's hidden art pieces. You get to make new friends too!

    Rent a Siklesa for your Manila Tour
    ₱500.00
    Experience
    Outdoor adventure
    2.61 km away

    Feel the breeze and have a 360-degree view of your journey in Manila with the FAME award-winning Siklesa! Conceptualized by entrepreneur Lorenzo Vega and architect Jaime Recto, Siklesa is a kalesa-inspired carriage that marries contemporary technology and classic Filipino design. Its handwoven banig cover is represented in each subculture in the Philippines, making it a symbol that unifies the archipelago. Get a feel of this one-of-a-kind joy ride in Manila and see travel destinations of your choice in the city! You can also try Siklesa for a two-hour ride for the journey itself already is an unforgettable experience. The tour includes free pick up (private tour packages) and drop off from one point in the metro.

    Where to stay

    Affordable Event Space in Taguig
    ₱24000.00

    The event space has a seating capacity of 150 people and comes serviced with a bar, pantry area for food preparation, small private rooms for booths, sufficient power outlets for lights and sounds systems, and WIFI Connection.

    Seda Bonifacio Global City
    ₱5562.00
    Hotels and homes
    1.12 km away

    Experience Seda’s unique style of comfort, convenience, and service, right in the heart of the Metro Manila’s center of passionate minds—Bonifacio Global City.

    Seda BGC enjoys a prime location in Metro Manila’s Bonifacio Global City, the Philippines’ newest financial district and home to headquarters of multinational corporations and prestigious real estate developments. This flagship property under the Seda brand is the epitome of its “urban lifestyle hotel” concept, where style, technology, and function offer total comfort and convenience in the most exciting destinations.

    City Park Hotel Manila
    ₱2200.00
    Hotels and homes
    1.59 km away

    A new Boutique Hotel in the heart of Taguig who will give new experience of home away from home, with our new City Capsules room in very affordable price.

    Getting there and around

    1 Lawton Ave., Fort Bonifacio, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila

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